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Judge dismisses pornography charges against Newfolden, Minn., teacher

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A judge has dismissed felony pornography charges against a former Newfolden, Minn., teacher, saying the evidence that he took photos of a partially clothed student didn't amount to a crime.


The man's attorney said Tuesday it may be a landmark case that results in changes to state law defining criminal pornography.

Justin Adelmann, 29, had been charged in February with three felony counts, alleging he took and sent pornographic photographs of a 16-year-old female student.

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